REPS MOVE FOR RELEASE OF DETAINED ARMY CORPORAL, AS ELUMELU MAKES CASE

The House of Representatives has begun the process to rescue a soldier, Lance Corporal Martins Idakpein, who was detained for criticising Nigeria service chiefs over the rising spate of insecurity in the Country. This was sequel to a motion to that effect moved by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu at the resume plenary of the House on Thursday 2nd … Continue reading REPS MOVE FOR RELEASE OF DETAINED ARMY CORPORAL, AS ELUMELU MAKES CASE

WIKE FLAYS SILENCE OF SECURITY AGENCIES IN RIVERS STATE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that threaten to destroy the State. Speaking on Arise Television on contemporary issues affecting the polity, Governor Wike said the threat by a pro-Amaechi group which has gone viral does not mean anything to security agencies. He recalled that these same All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters threatened … Continue reading WIKE FLAYS SILENCE OF SECURITY AGENCIES IN RIVERS STATE

WIKE: STRIVING TO MAKE RIVERS STATE SAFE – By Paulinus Nsirim

“Fundamentally, during the campaigns, we also promised to secure our State. No government is worth any value if it cannot guarantee the security of lives and property. I assure you that never for a moment will our administration be a captive of politics, when it comes to public security. We have the political will to fight, defeat crimes and criminality in Rivers State. There will … Continue reading WIKE: STRIVING TO MAKE RIVERS STATE SAFE – By Paulinus Nsirim

INSECURITY: “Operation Delta Hawk” Will Not Stop South-South Regional Security Outfit – DTSG

Delta Government said setting up “Operation Delta Hawk” would not stop the state from participating actively in the proposed security outfit for South-South under the auspices of Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Edo and Delta (BRACED) Commission. Commissioner for Information in the State, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made the clarification on Monday, 1st June, while addressing Journalists of Warri, Ughelli, Isoko and Sapele Correspondents Chapels in … Continue reading INSECURITY: “Operation Delta Hawk” Will Not Stop South-South Regional Security Outfit – DTSG

Security: REPS CAUCUS ENDORSE OKOWA’S ‘OPERATION DELTA HAWK’

Members of the Delta caucus in the House of Repesentatives have endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s move to establish a new security outfit in the state. The caucus said it was impressed by the governor’s decision to set up the security outfit known as “Operation Delta Hawk ” in view of the prevailing insecurity in the state, ranging from herders-farmers clashes, kidnapping and other violent crimes. … Continue reading Security: REPS CAUCUS ENDORSE OKOWA’S ‘OPERATION DELTA HAWK’

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Security: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 2 COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY POLICING

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, 22 May, inaugurated two committees on community policing, saying it was in response to yearnings of citizens for local policing apparatus to check rising security challenges in the state. The committees are State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and State Community Policing Committee (SCPC). At the ceremony in Asaba, Okowa said that raising the committees was to … Continue reading Security: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 2 COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY POLICING

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DELTA DEP. SPEAKER, OCHOR, COMMENDS GOV OKOWA OVER PROPOSED STATE SECURITY OUTFIT

  The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor has commended the state government for the proposed state security outfit to help check insecurity in the state, describing it as a bold step that should be supported by all Deltans, indigenes and residents alike. The Deputy Speaker, whose commendation was contained in a press release signed by his Press Secretary, … Continue reading DELTA DEP. SPEAKER, OCHOR, COMMENDS GOV OKOWA OVER PROPOSED STATE SECURITY OUTFIT